mercedesbenj
mercedesbenj,
UC Berkeley ‘20
B.B.A., Business Administration and Management
Hey guys! Will be attending UC Berkeley in the fall for an intended business major. I'm a pretty upforwhatever guy, super passionate about sports, music, and always willing to help anyone with college admissions with any questions they may have!
Features Included
7
Essays
20
Schools
15
Scores
6
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Baruch College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Hunter College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • Queens College - CUNY (Queens, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Business Administration and Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
640 Words
Interest in other academic subject
Dave Winfield...Spike Owen... Lance McCullers...Junior Ortiz. No, I'm not rattling off lyrics to "We Didn't Start the Fire." I'm reading the names of the players on my first baseball cards from a sealed wax-pack of 1988 Topps. Naturally, as a young New Yorker, I create two piles of cards: Yankees and non-Yankees. Fast forward to two years later; I had been collecting baseball cards for awhile. Buying packs from the 80s and 90s, I had accumulated quite a large...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
10 Words
Tailored towards business schools, connecting to personal beliefs and goals
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
12 Words
Personal background of growing up in New York, relating it to knitting
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
6 Words
Overcoming asthma to run cross country
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
12 Words
Really strong UMich essay. Connected popular culture (Jim Harbaugh) and my aspirations.
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
21 Words
Losing half the hearing in one of my ears, and how I've used the event to shape my outlook on life.
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Additional Essay Details
8 Words
Have a plethora to share. Message for deets
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
29 Words
Make sure you get your recommendations from people you...
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Why I declined other schools
19 Words
Having a major you want is...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
12 Words
Hip vibe, great weather,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
7 Words
GET A...
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How I chose schools to apply to
65 Words
Financially, if you can afford applying to schools (or you have fee waivers), apply to all the schools you can...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
56 Words
Why Us essays tend to be very generic, and many people reuse these. This is where you...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Cross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Multicultural / International Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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